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Last week marked the ‘half way point’ in the legislative session. February 14 was the last day any bill could receive consideration in...

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The City of Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing ordinance took effect Monday, February 19, 2018. With the city of Seattle limts, the use of...

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On Friday both the House and Senate voted on and passed amended source of income proposals. Wednesday, February 14, marks the final day the Chamber...

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A few things lived and a few things died. This week was the policy cut off for both the House and Senate. This means that if a bill did not...

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Week 3 in Olympia brought a public hearing on rent control and more negotiations on source of income. Things are moving quickly in Olympia. There is...

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It's never slow and it is never quiet in Olympia during any legislative session and this one is no exception. There are only 10 business days left...

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We’re back! January 8th marked the first day of the 2018 legislative session. Today we are one week into the legislative session, and...

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On August 14, 2017, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance 8-0, which prevents housing providers from considering a person’s prior...

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On Monday August 14, 2017, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance 8-0, which prevents housing providers from considering a person’s...

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National Apartment Association Launches “Protect the Lease” Grassroots Campaign Focused on Tax Reform The National Apartment...

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We’ve reached the point in the legislative process where any proposed legislation must have passed out of its house of origin to continue...

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State Legislative Update We’re fresh off another successful “Day on the Hill” where WMFHA members met with their elected...

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